Archbishop Eamon Martin launches the Extraordinary Month of Mission and urges dioceses, congregations and young people to support the ‘Laudato Tree’ project.
Salesian Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted on 4 March 2016 in Aden, Yemen. The militants responsible attacked the Missionaries of Charity home in the city, leaving 16 people dead, including four nuns.
Salesian Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was taken captive on 4 March during the course of a terror attack on a home for the elderly in Yemen.
Gunmen kill four Sisters and twelve people working in care home run by the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen. Concern for missing Indian Salesian priest.
"Initially we will reach out to those devoted to the Church, but once we are established we hope to bring lukewarm Catholics back to faith."